Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Wednesday 26th July 2017
  • newWhy the 'Amazon Washington Post' Needs to Be Destroyed

    Why the 'Amazon Washington Post' Needs to Be Destroyed

    Michael Walsh, PJ MediaAs readers of PJ Media's daily feature, Hot Mic, are aware, I'm not a big fan of Amazon. In the guise of ease, efficiency and allegedly low prices, it's crushing the life out of the retail sector in the United States, demolishi…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:13pm -
  • newJoe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Trump: A Love Story

    Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Trump: A Love Story

    Olivia Nuzzi, NY MagazineIt was Joe Scarborough’s 53rd birthday, April 9, 2016, and his youngest child, an 8-year-old boy named Jack, was trying to tell him something. “Dad, look at the birthday cake,” he said. The cake was in the shape of a sm…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:12pm -
  • newWhat Else Did Al Gore Get Wrong?

    What Else Did Al Gore Get Wrong?

    James Freeman, Wall Street JournalOver time, the former vice president’s pronouncements on population may be more embarrassing than his climate predictions.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:12pm -
  • newIs Justin Trudeau the Free World's Best Hope?

    Is Justin Trudeau the Free World's Best Hope?

    Stephen Rodrick, Rolling StoneThe legislative session is over, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is about to give his wrap-up press conference. The reporters trudge into the gallery, grumbling, as reporters like to do, about traffic and edit…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:12pm -
  • newFusion GPS Helped Corrupt Russians, Venezuelans

    Fusion GPS Helped Corrupt Russians, Venezuelans

    Mollie Hemingway, The FederalistAt a hearing this morning, Senate Judiciary members will receive testimony that Fusion GPS helped advocate the interests of corrupt Russian and Venezuelan officials while hiding its foreign work from federal authoritie…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:10pm -
  • newTrump's Public Bullying of Sessions Is Embarrassing

    Trump's Public Bullying of Sessions Is Embarrassing

    Chris Cillizza, CNNThat came less than 24 hours after Trump had described Sessions as "beleagured" in another tweet and one day after he seemed to roll his eyes when asked about the attorney general in a photo-op with White House interns on Monday. I…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:09pm -
  • newIf Sessions Leaves, New AG Could Rein In or Ax Mueller

    If Sessions Leaves, New AG Could Rein In or Ax Mueller

    Gregg Jarrett, FOX NewsIt is unconventional, if not unprecedented, for a sitting president to publicly disparage his attorney general after a mere five months on the job. Nevertheless, is President Trump justified in his displeasure and frustration…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:09pm -
  • newDonald Trump's Dominatrix

    Donald Trump's Dominatrix

    Frank Bruni, New York TimesAt this point I think it’s fair to say that Donald Trump has gone beyond taunting and demonizing Hillary Clinton to a realm of outright obsession. He’s stalking her. He can’t stop tweeting about her. Can’t stop mutt…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:09pm -
  • newThe Beginning of the End of the Disaster Known as Obamacare

    The Beginning of the End of the Disaster Known as Obamacare

    Alice Stewart, CNNAlice Stewart writes that after years of making promises, GOP senators had no choice but to act on health care reform. Sen. Mitch McConnell's strategy of offering options won the day.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:08pm -
  • newTough Road Ahead for McConnell

    Tough Road Ahead for McConnell

    Alexander Bolton, The HillRepublicans on Tuesday cleared a crucial hurdle to begin the Senate healthcare debate, but now face the danger of a circular firing squad if they are unable to unify around a single proposal. The successful procedural vote s…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 12:07pm -
  • newTransgender Military Ban: What Truman Could Teach Trump

    Transgender Military Ban: What Truman Could Teach Trump

    Carl Cannon, RCPDonald Trump is not the first U.S. chief executive with curious timing concerning edicts on the sexuality of American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines. In November 1992, before he’d even been inaugurated, Bill Clinton chose Ve…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 11:47am -
  • For America, It Looks Like Chaos. For Trump, It's Tuesday.

    For America, It Looks Like Chaos. For Trump, It's Tuesday.

    Michael Kruse, PoliticoIt started Monday morning with Donald Trump calling his own attorney general “beleaguered.” It continued with an Air Force One flight to West Virginia and a rambling, partisan speech to thousands of hollering Boy Scouts. An…
    - 9 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 6:32am -
  • Trump's Support Is Deep. Here's Why.

    Trump's Support Is Deep. Here's Why.

    Dov Fischer, American GreatnessAs a conservative Republican, I harbored concerns when I voted last November for Donald Trump to be my president. I knew that I had to vote for him, given the unacceptable alternative of an incompetent liar who had plac…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:59am -
  • Why Trump Is Abusing Jeff Sessions

    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:20am -
  • Pray for Charlie Gard: The Cost of Socialized Medicine

    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:20am -
  • The Senate's Health Care Travesty

    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:20am -
  • Mueller's Hit Job: Either Rein Him In, or Fire Him

    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:20am -
  • This Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.

    This Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.

    Mark Stern, SlateFirst, you must not carry any “Zionist displays.” What are Zionist displays? That’s for others to decide. A Star of David might be OK. But if it’s on a rainbow flag, it probably isn’tbecause “its connections to the oppres…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:16am -
  • See No Evil? Then It Will Take You by Surprise.

    See No Evil? Then It Will Take You by Surprise.

    Myron Magnet, City Journalncredibly, it wasn’t until I was 19 that I learned that there had been a Holocaust. My hyper-assimilated, New England Jewish family and friends looked only to the present and future. We focused on the polio vaccine that pr…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:14am -
  • London's First Muslim Mayor Takes On Brexit and Terror

    London's First Muslim Mayor Takes On Brexit and Terror

    Sam Knight, The New YorkerFourteen months ago, the election of Sadiq Khan, who is forty-six, to be the first Muslim mayor of a Western metropolis was seen as just another stride in London’s giant, unstopping swagger. The rise of a local boy, the so…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:14am -
  • Trump Is Unteachable. His Boy Scouts Speech Proved It.

    Trump Is Unteachable. His Boy Scouts Speech Proved It.

    Max Boot, USA TodayThe American presidency is a peculiar institution. Its occupant is supposed to be simultaneously head of government and head of state, performing the functions that in most other countries are separated between a prime minister and…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:13am -
  • Betsy DeVos Is Right: Sexual Assault Policy Is Broken

    Betsy DeVos Is Right: Sexual Assault Policy Is Broken

    Cathy Young, New York TimesLeading Democrats in Congress, activists and many survivors of sexual assault are up in arms about possible plans by the Department of Education to overhaul federal policies on campus sexual assault instituted by the Obama…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:12am -
  • The Deadline to Kill the Death Panel

    The Deadline to Kill the Death Panel

    Turner & Badger, Wall Street JournalIf the House acts fast, it can abolish a bad ObamaCare provision.
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:12am -
  • We Must Learn That Parents' Authority Is Not Absolute

    We Must Learn That Parents' Authority Is Not Absolute

    Arthur Caplan, NY Daily NewsCharlie Gard’s parents have decided to throw in the towel. They will not fight their little boy’s doctors and the courts in the UK any longer. They have given up trying to get their son, who suffers from an inevitably…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:11am -
  • Our Son Charlie Gard Had a Real Chance of Getting Better

    Our Son Charlie Gard Had a Real Chance of Getting Better

    Connie Yates, TelegraphWe will have to live with the 'what if's' which will haunt us for the rest of our lives but we're thinking about what's best for our son. We have always believed that Charlie deserved a chance at life and we knew that his brai…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:11am -
  • Recycling Obama's Failed Policies Won't Boost Democrats

    Recycling Obama's Failed Policies Won't Boost Democrats

    Liz Peek, FOX NewsIf you don’t succeed at first, fail and fail again. Democratic congressional leaders who seem to be pursuing that strategy trotted out a series of failed solutions Monday to problems that only worsened under the Obama administrati…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:09am -
  • Democrats' Plan for a Better Deal

    Democrats' Plan for a Better Deal

    Reps. Bustos, Cicilline & Jeffries, CNNOur constituents deserve a chance at a better deal and a brighter future, and our new economic plan will help meet those goals, write Reps. Bustos, Cicilline and Jeffries
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:09am -
  • Fact Checkers Keep Butchering Facts About Obamacare

    Fact Checkers Keep Butchering Facts About Obamacare

    David Harsanyi, FederalistSince its passage, and in a way that is unlike any policy issue in modern American history, the press have rallied to the defense of Obamacare. From day one, there has been almost no light between the average liberal activis…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:08am -
  • Healthcare Vote a Political Death Wish for Republicans

    Healthcare Vote a Political Death Wish for Republicans

    Maria Cardona, The HillTuesday afternoon, Senate Republicans voted to start a debate on their version of a bill that will repeal and replace ObamaCare, or, repeal it only. They actually don’t really know what they voted to start a debate on. Like I…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:05am -
  • Why Ohio Just Gave Donald Trump a Hero's Welcome

    Why Ohio Just Gave Donald Trump a Hero's Welcome

    Salena Zito, New York PostYOUNGSTOWN, OHIO â?? This town was on fire. By 1 in the afternoon on Tuesday every main thoroughfare in downtown Youngstown was filled with happy people heading towards the Covelli Centre. Folks dresâ?¦
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 5:04am -
  • Can Pompeo Keep the CIA Out of the Ditch?

    Can Pompeo Keep the CIA Out of the Ditch?

    David Ignatius, Washington PostIf the ghosts who inhabit the walls of the CIA could talk, they would tell Director Mike Pompeo to be careful. The agency is entering a danger zone where a White House in turmoil wants the CIA to take aggressive action…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 4:31am -
  • Republican Lawmakers' Tricky Tango With Trump

    Republican Lawmakers' Tricky Tango With Trump

    Caitlin Huey-Burns, RealClearPoliticsThe complicated relationship between Donald Trump and congressional Republicans could be summed up in a day's work. Lawmakers spent Tuesday morning defending former colleague and Attorney General Jeff Sessions aga…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 17, 4:30am -